Personalities

Roy Black

Roy Black (January 25, 1943 – October 9, 1991) was a German schlager singer and actor, who appeared in several musical comedies and starred in the 1989 TV series, Ein Schloß am Wörthersee. He was born in Bobingen, Bavarian Swabia. From 1967, Black also took on roles in several musical comedy films, for example in the 1969 movie Hilfe, ich liebe Zwillinge (Help, I Love Twins) opposite Uschi Glas.

 

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Fugger

Jacob Fugger “the Rich” acquired the dominion of Biberbach in 1514. Apart from that, former Fugger palaces and numerous churches under the former patronage of the Fuggers can be found in today’s administrative district of Augsburg in, amongst others, Bobingen, Ehingen, Hainhofen, Gablingen, Leitershofen, Markt, Mickhausen, Nordendorf, Reinhartshausen, Schwabmünchen, Waldberg and Welden. An epitaph in the parish church of Graben is dedicated to Hans Fugger, who had immigrated to Augsburg in 1367.

 

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Mozart

The composer’s ancestors hail from the present-day administrative district of Augsburg. A certificate of the Oberschönenfeld monastery from 1331 gives us Ändris Mozart as the first known Mozart.

 

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Bernhard Langer

Bernhard Langer (born 27 August 1957) is a German professional golfer. He is a two time Masters champion, and was one of the world's leading golfers throughout the 1980s and 90s, being the first official number one ranked player in 1986. After turning fifty, he became one of the most successful players on the Champions Tour. Langer was born in Anhausen near Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany.

 

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